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Police charge man for dangerous driving after child struck, injured by pickup truck

December 2, 2020  By Canadian Press

(CP) HAMILTON – Police say a Hamilton man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly hit a child with a pickup truck, critically injuring him.

Hamilton police say the 11-year-old boy was crossing the street at a marked crosswalk Tuesday afternoon when he was hit.

The driver allegedly hit the boy after failing to stop for a traffic light and a crossing guard.

Police say the child was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.


The 28-year-old driver will appear in court today on a charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Police are still investigating but say they have ruled out driver impairment and other contributing factors.


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